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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.14
ADVS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. ADVS: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset -0.12
ADVS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ADVS: -0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.29  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.89
Current: -0.12
-0.29
0.89
Interest Coverage 11.44
ADVS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ADVS: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.33  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 11.44
6.33
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.70
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
2.16%
34.30%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.51
ADVS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. ADVS: 18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.73  Med: 11.40 Max: 24.32
Current: 18.51
-26.73
24.32
Net-margin (%) 11.00
ADVS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. ADVS: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -67.76  Med: 8.50 Max: 44.87
Current: 11
-67.76
44.87
ROA (%) 10.10
ADVS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. ADVS: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.82  Med: 5.17 Max: 24.29
Current: 10.1
-23.82
24.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 257.57
ADVS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. ADVS: 257.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -142.69  Med: 81.00 Max: 281.78
Current: 257.57
-142.69
281.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
ADVS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ADVS: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.8  Med: 12.30 Max: 24.7
Current: 7.1
-1.8
24.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.10
ADVS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ADVS: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.5  Med: 23.40 Max: 106.5
Current: 18.1
-56.5
106.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
ADVS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ADVS: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.9  Med: 16.45 Max: 77.8
Current: 21.8
-33.9
77.8
» ADVS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ADVS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,578 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 427,686 sh (+1744.43%)
Jim Simons 164,868 sh (+27.24%)
Ron Baron 5,083,071 sh (+2.61%)
Bill Frels 65,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

ADVS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 41,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,610 sh (+209.15%)
Jim Simons 242,868 sh (+47.31%)
Bill Frels 79,700 sh (+22.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 520,327 sh (+21.66%)
Ron Baron 4,965,043 sh (-2.32%)
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Q1 2015

ADVS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 327,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,037,968 sh (+327.38%)
Chuck Royce 63,500 sh (+52.64%)
Bill Frels Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 4,208,369 sh (-15.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,495 sh (-83.95%)
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Q2 2015

ADVS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Prem Watsa 11,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,980,368 sh (+90.79%)
Mario Gabelli 464,900 sh (+42.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,710 sh (+0.26%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ron Baron 275,000 sh (-93.47%)
Ron Baron 628,752 sh (-85.06%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 53.70
ADVS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.44 vs. ADVS: 53.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.51  Med: 44.85 Max: 129.03
Current: 53.7
11.51
129.03
Forward P/E 25.84
ADVS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. ADVS: 25.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 54.00
ADVS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. ADVS: 54.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.46  Med: 51.48 Max: 128.17
Current: 54
11.46
128.17
P/S 5.94
ADVS's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. ADVS: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ADVS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.18  Med: 4.57 Max: 7.66
Current: 5.94
2.18
7.66
PFCF 26.49
ADVS's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. ADVS: 26.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ADVS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.08  Med: 22.77 Max: 48.06
Current: 26.49
10.08
48.06
POCF 23.66
ADVS's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. ADVS: 23.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ADVS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.15  Med: 18.89 Max: 33.8
Current: 23.66
7.15
33.8
EV-to-EBIT 33.45
ADVS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. ADVS: 33.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ADVS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3736.9  Med: 35.00 Max: 969.3
Current: 33.45
-3736.9
969.3
PEG 3.40
ADVS's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ADVS: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ADVS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.94 Max: 4.92
Current: 3.4
0.46
4.92
Shiller P/E 68.48
ADVS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.81 vs. ADVS: 68.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 29.08  Med: 49.71 Max: 1063
Current: 68.48
29.08
1063
Current Ratio 0.58
ADVS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ADVS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 2.24 Max: 7.56
Current: 0.58
0.55
7.56
Quick Ratio 0.58
ADVS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ADVS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 2.24 Max: 7.56
Current: 0.58
0.55
7.56
Days Sales Outstanding 56.56
ADVS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.76 vs. ADVS: 56.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.29  Med: 71.98 Max: 110.16
Current: 56.56
46.29
110.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.88
ADVS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ADVS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.88
0.39
1.29
Dividend Payout 0.47
ADVS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
62% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ADVS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.47
0.47
0.59
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.88
ADVS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ADVS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.88
0.39
1.29
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
ADVS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ADVS: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 1.00 Max: -36.1
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.65
ADVS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ADVS: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.75 Max: 6.19
Current: 2.65
0.74
6.19
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 6.88
ADVS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
93% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. ADVS: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ADVS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ADVS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.06 Max: 4.15
Current: 1.3
0.49
4.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.43
ADVS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ADVS: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.24 Max: 7.27
Current: 3.43
1.13
7.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.00
ADVS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ADVS: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.70 Max: 4.8
Current: 3
0.1
4.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.06
ADVS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. ADVS: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ADVS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 19.10 Max: 81
Current: 19.06
1.1
81

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 422
EPS($) 1.47 1.71
EPS without NRI($) 1.47 1.71

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Advent Software Inc was founded and incorporated in 1983 in California and reincorporated in Delaware in November 1995. It offers software and services that automate work flows and data across investment management organizations, as well as the information flows between an investment management organization and external parties. Its products are intended to increase operational efficiency, improve the accuracy of client information and enable better decision-making. Each solution focuses on specific mission-critical functions of the investment management organization and is tailored to meet the needs of a particular market segment of the investment management industry, as determined by size, assets under management and complexity of the investment process. Its business derives revenues from the development, marketing and sale of software products, Software-as-a-Service, data interfaces hosting services and related maintenance and services that automate, integrate and support certain mission-critical functions of investment management organizations around the world. The company faces competition from certain providers of software and related services as well as providers of outsourced services.
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